News - Page 8

Posted on
CDM regulations: Are you complying? The Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations were introduced in April 2015 and are directly relevant to those that operate in the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom industry - to include retailers and installers. The regulation was introduced with an overall objective of reducing injury, illness and fatality linked to the construction industry. The regulation defines set roles and responsibilities to stakeholders, namely the retailer (Principal Designer, or PD) and the installer (Prin...
Last modified on

Posted on
HIPPO renew sponsorship in 3-year-deal The iKBBI confirmed today that national waste logistics company HIPPO™ has extended its corporate sponsorship of The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installers for a further 3 years. HIPPO™ is a highly innovative and market leading waste solutions provider who have actively supported the iKBBI for many years alongside the provision of a highly flexible service to its members.   HIPPO™ Managing Director Gareth Lloyd-Jones commented on the announcement by saying: “We are d...
Last modified on

Posted on
iKBBI Installer Magazine: Issue 5 - OUT NOW! The fifth edition of the growing iKBBI Installer Magazine is OUT NOW and FREE to view or download. In this months edition: - Ten years of progression - SPECIAL FEATURE: BREXIT - EU in, or are EU out? - European Water Label (& how it can help you) - Chancellor Osborne explores relief for small businesses - PRODUCT FEATURE: Aqualisa & installer friendliness - The Furniture Makers Company - Our new charity partnership - The importance of kitchen installers - according to FRANKE - M...
Last modified on

Posted on
Support to Trading Standards In addition to providing support to The Furniture Ombudsman and their vital work with Alternative Dispute Resolution, iKBBI Chief Inspector Geoff Jackson confirmed that it would be present at this years CTSI conference in Telford.   The conference attracts Trading Standards officers from across the country and the institute will be discussing ways it can support them in their tireless work protecting and representing consumers from rogue elements of our industry.   Chief Inspector ...
Last modified on

Posted on
iKBBI at Grand Designs London this month The iKBBI confirmed this week that its CEO Damian Walters is attending Grand Designs Live at The ExCeL London between the 30th April and 1st May as part of the exhibitions expert panel.   The show, hosted by TV personality Kevin McCloud, attracts tens of thousands of consumers, designers, architects, suppliers and retailers and the iKBBI’s attendance is being used as another way for the institute to raise consumer awareness of the organisation, it’s members and its Retail Installation Sta...
Last modified on